Women and men have been wearing lipstick for thousands of years though the makeup-bag staple has evolved a lot since ancient times. While makeup trends are constantly changing from time to time, there’s an obvious trend that permeates each decade.
The history of lipstick is no different. Popular lipstick shades have often been a direct result of cultural climate, historical events, and rebellion times when women felt free and liberated or oppressively structured. We dug through some research to pull together a list of the most mind-blowing, facts about lipstick.